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90849: Herpes Simplex Virus 1/2 Antibody (IgM), IFA with Reflex to Titer, Serum Print View
HSV 1 IgM Screen IFA  Negative   
HSV 2 IgM Screen IFA  Negative   

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

HSV IgM is detectable in serum from >90% of patients with primary HSV infection; However, HSV IgM is also found in 30% of patients with reactivated HSV.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
86695,86696

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Methodology: Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
Assay Category: LDTY w/ message
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis, grossly lipemic, cord blood
Reflex Criteria: If HSV 1 IgM Screen is Positive, HSV 1 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s) 86695). If HSV 2 IgM Screen is Positive, HSV 2 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CT code(s) 86696).






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